[ACG34-P03] How do differing front types arise?
We investigate the dynamical differences between fronts of different types using dry hydrostatic simulations of the cross-frontal plane. Despite its very idealised character, the model can generate fronts covering all types of the proposed front type classification. We achieve this variety by adjusting the initial surface pressure distribution, the initial vertical stability, the basic-state vertical shear, and the surface sensible heat flux. We analyse the differences in the dynamical evolution leading to frontal collapse between fronts of differing types, comparing amongst others the cross-frontal Sawyer-Eliassen circulation.